CUSTOM WINE CELLAR ORANGE COUNTY
Learn what hundreds of wine cellar owners have come to understand, whether they are in Orange County or Southern California generally Working with Steve and our professional team of designers is just plain AWESOME!
More About Custom Wine Cellar
• We build and design custom wine cellar
• We install, service & maintain wine cellar refrigeration equipment
• We create wine cellars for residential home & commercial businesses
• No job too small or too large
• Cost effective solutions or high end custom projects
• We deliver full project management or À la carte services to individual home owners, specialist construction services, and general commercial contractors
Get your own 3d design and personal consultation
We are sure we can impress you with our expertise and low price
Orange County Custom Wine Cellar Floors – Vapor Barriers, Types of Flooring Options and More…
Climate-controlled wine cellars are incomplete without proper insulation. When we talk about wine cellar insulation, we do not just mean insulation on the walls and ceiling. It should include the wine cellar flooring. Yes, you read that right!
When thinking about the flooring for home custom wine cellar, you should remember that it is part of a climate-controlled (refrigerated) room.
This is a part of the wine cellar design that a lot of people forget about when creating a wine cellar in their home.
Assuming the floor in your cellar is above ground, you should add the same vapor barrier and insulation that you do to your walls and ceiling. You custom wine cellar in Orange County should be wrapped up tight, just like a package. If your floor is on a cement slab which rests on the ground, you can get away with adding a vapor barrier only to the cement before applying your floor covering.
Preparing the Floor
If the flooring of your wine cellar is right above a bare ground, it needs to be prepared by adding vapor barriers and insulating materials to help maintain the ideal temperature inside the wine room.
If the flooring is on a cement slab, you may add a vapor barrier to the cement before the floor covering application.
How are vapor barriers added to the Orange County custom wine cellar floors?
Custom Wine Cellar Orange County recommends Bostic’s MVP4 (Moisture Vapor Protection), which you can get at a local hardware store. Here are the steps on how to apply MVP4:
- Use a trowel to apply MVP4
- Allow drying
- Add a plywood base
- Add the flooring on top
What are the most commonly used flooring materials for wine cellars?
Wine cellar flooring can be made of various materials that are not just durable, but aesthetically pleasing as well. Two of the most preferred flooring materials are cork and wine barrel.
Cork Wine Cellar Flooring
Cork wine cellar flooring has proven to last long, and it is very affordable. Its installation involves snapping together pieces of the tongue and groove and securing them using a molding. This installation process makes cork wine cellar flooring known as the “floating” flooring. With the many colors, patterns, and styles available, cork wine cellar flooring can make any wine cellar look truly unique.
Reclaimed Wine Barrel Flooring
Reclaimed barrel flooring is a popular choice among wine collectors who want to achieve a distinctive look on their custom wine cellar. It creates a rustic feel to the wine room design and also promotes environmental sustainability.
This type of flooring is made of oak from wine barrels that used to store wine. The oak wine barrels go through some specific processes to produce a flooring material that is built to last. The reclaimed oak wood is usually nailed or glued to the floor area after the application of a vapor barrier.
There are three types of reclaimed barrel flooring depending on the part of the barrel used. These are:
- Cooperage Wine Barrel Flooring – made of cooperage (bottom or top portion of the barrel)
- Stave Wine Barrel Flooring – made of the outer vertical strips of the barrel
- Wine Infusion Barrel Flooring – made of the inner parts of the barrel